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Colon caner do not know the stage.
Hi, I'm soybean16
I found out that i have stage 3 colon cancer, it might be B. My oncologist was not sure at the time. My treatment cure will be:

*5 weeks of radiation with chemo pills (Xeloda) m-f. two months for recovery
*surgery on my rectum and colon. I will have Ileostomy for a 6 to 7, it sucks but its temporary. Two months for recovery.
*Chemo treatment (5 FU) for 9 rounds. two months for recovery….   Read more…

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About: Buddies have experienced what you're going through. They are colorectal cancer survivors, caregivers, family and friends. Buddies are there to listen, offer support, and share their experi... more
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About: The Colorectal Cancer Coalition is a national nonprofit advocacy organization whose mission is to win the fight against colorectal cancer through research, empowerment, and access. Location... more
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About: Offers financial aid through the Financial Aid Fund for those diagnosed with colorectal cancer who need financial assistance. location: national organization: Patient Advocate Foundation ... more

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